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Career Ending Cover FAQs

Career Ending Insurance What is Career Ending Insurance? Career Ending Insurance is a policy designed to compensate you in the event of an injury or depending on cover, an accident or critical illness that means you can no longer pursue your sporting career. The policy pays out a lump sum in the event you can […]

5 Things You Might Not Know About Car Insurance

1. Insurers may check your social media! Given the high-profile nature of professional sports, information about sportsmen and women is readily available, particularly through social media. Therefore, if you do not declare the correct information to an insurer at the outset of a policy you are likely to get found out at a later date, […]

Harry Derham previews the 2022 Cheltenham Festival

For more than a decade now Harry has played an integral role in Team Ditcheat both in and out of the saddle, however with Harry due to take out a training licence of his own next year he heads into his final Cheltenham with the team. Harry rode 41 winners for Paul as a jockey […]

How to protect your property this Winter

As the weather gets colder it’s essential to protect your property against sub-zero conditions throughout the colder months. Frozen pipes and water damage can be just the tip of the iceberg in winter, which is why we’ve rounded up some of our top tips to help keep your home safe from the cold. Check your […]

How can I protect my home in a storm?

When a winter storm is a forecast, you can take a few preventive steps to help you protect the things you cherish. How to protect your home against storm damage Before the hits storm, get ready. – If you are able, take a look at your roof. Check for loose tiles and make sure your […]

Interview with Professional Snooker Player Peter Devlin

Interview with Professional Snooker Player Peter Devlin We caught up with Professional Snooker player Peter Devlin about life on the Professional Snooker circuit. Peter achieved his best result to date as a professional at the 2020 European Masters as he defeated former world champion Mark Williams en-route to the last 16. He had qualified for [...]

Property and Investments for Sports Professionals.

Property and Investments for Sports Professionals. At All Sport we’re delighted to work with My Property Helper Sports. MPH Sports are an experienced team of property helpers that support sportspeople source both homes and investments across the UK. MPH host complimentary virtual property workshops where you can learn about: - Different types of property investments [...]

Do I still need a Green Card to take my car to Europe?

A Green Card is an internationally recognised document that shows foreign police that you hold a valid insurance policy for your vehicle. UK registered vehicles travelling within the EU are now covered by the EU’s Motor Insurance Directive (MID). This allows them to travel freely between other EU countries without requiring supplementary insurance documentation. This […]

What is the legal tyre tread limit?

The legal tyre tread depth for cars in the UK and Europe is 1.6mm across the central three-quarters of the tyre. Tyre and safety experts, however, believe that the 1.6mm legal minimum is insufficient to guarantee safety, and most recommend a minimum tread depth of 3mm for tyre replacement. The RAC reported that tests by UK technical […]

What foods are harmful to dogs?

As a pet owner, it is likely you have been tempted to spoil your furry friend with a treat from your dinner plate, but before you do, take a look at this list of foods that are harmful to dogs. Some foods can cause severe illness and, sadly, sometimes fatal medical issues for your cat […]

Steve McCormack Q&A

Steve McCormack Q&A Steve McCormack enjoyed a successful coaching career at club and international level and has now been appointed as England's Rugby League first-ever player welfare manager ahead of this year’s home World Cup. In January this year Rugby League Cares Head of Welfare Steve McCormack became one of only two sports practitioners in [...]

Important news regarding your Motor Insurance

Civil Liability Act 2018 The Civil Liability Act will come into force on 31st May 2021 and has been designed by the Government to help prevent fraudulent whiplash claims that cost the insurance industry billions of pounds per year and drive up the cost of insurance premiums for all drivers like you. Critical changes to […]

Where can I travel?

**Get 10% off Travel Insurance with code Allsport10 now!** click here From Monday 17th May foreign travel will be permitted for people living in England, Scotland and Wales. Officially, you are only meant to travel abroad for ‘essential’ reasons, below details what you need to know. A traffic light system has been created to divide [...]

Starting a Business? What insurance do you need?

Starting a Business? What insurance do you need? Having the right insurance in place is crucial for protecting your business. Every business has slightly different needs and it’s important to make sure that the risks you face are covered. A good business insurance policy will cover your business in case something goes wrong and can [...]

Whistlestop Coffee

All Sport in Action Whistlestop Coffee Professional Rugby Referee Professional Rugby Referee and All Sport Ambassador Luke Pearce formed Whistlestop Coffee in January 2021 with a friend, an idea that came about as both had always wanted to do something different from their day jobs. Whistlestop Coffee is a mobile coffee van serving coffee around [...]

Motorcycle Insurance for Sports Professionals

Motorcycle Insurance for Sports Professionals.  Motorcycle insurance is required by law for anyone riding a motorcycle on the road. It protects you against liability if your vehicle is involved in an accident and also helps cover any damages you may cause to another vehicle or injury you could cause to yourself or anyone else. What [...]

5 Mistakes Made When Purchasing a Car

The 5 most common mistakes sports professionals make when purchasing car insurance. Are you a Sports Professional? You might not be insured correctly! 1. Declaration of the correct occupation As a sports professional, it is so important to declare your correct profession for your insurance to be valid in the event of a claim. Given [...]

Harry Derham previews the Cheltenham Festival

Harry Derham previews the Cheltenham Festival After a fantastic season, with already 144 winners on the board and leading the Trainers Championship, Team Ditcheat are heading into Cheltenham with the horses in top form and with plenty of exciting chances. Harry Derham, Assistant Trainer to Paul Nicholls gives us the low down on the Nicholls [...]

Get 10% off your travel insurance now with code Allsport10

Planning a post lockdown get away? - Get 10% off your travel insurance now with code Allsport10 As coronavirus cases continue to decline, a rapid vaccine rollout and the latest announcement of the “roadmap” for how restrictions will be gradually eased this summer, the reopening of the economy is around the corner and brighter times [...]

WPBSA Players names All Sport Insurance as official partner

WPBSA Players names All Sport Insurance as official partner The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (Players) and All Sport Insurance have today announced a new partnership. The partnership will see All Sport Insurance come on board as the WPBSA Players’ Official Insurance Partner working closely with the organisation to help support the continued professional […]

Why is Car Insurance more expensive for Footballers?

Car insurance is more expensive for footballers because the insurance companies see your occupation as a higher risk than, say, an accountant or office worker. How does your occupation as a footballer make your car insurance more expensive? Being a high-profile footballer can heighten the risk of vandalism and malicious damage to your vehicle simply […]

What is Career Ending Injury Insurance and why do I need it?

What is Career Ending Injury Insurance and why do I need it? A career in professional sport is high risk when it comes to injury. Every day, somewhere in the world an athlete is forced to face up to the fact that injury has stopped them earning a living from the sport they love. Athletes […]

Why is Car Insurance more expensive for Sports Professionals?

Why is Car Insurance more expensive for Sports Professionals? As a sportsperson, you will present a much higher claim risk to insurers – and often this is for reasons that can’t really be helped by you as an individual. Many professional sportspeople start their career at a young age and younger drivers usually face higher [...]

Jack Clifford outlines the importance of having Personal Accident and Illness insurance

Jack Clifford outlines the importance of having Personal Accident and Illness insurance Did you that at All Sport we offer Career Ending Injury Insurance? We’re proud to work with our partners Miller who are experts in this area and currently look after insurance cover for over 1,000 professional athletes in the UK and worldwide. One [...]

Harry Derham previews the National Hunt Season

After an outstanding start to the season with 8 winners at Chepstow’s season opener last weekend we caught up with Harry Derham, Assistant Trainer to 11 times Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls as he previews the National Hunt season and gives us the plans for the Ditcheat Stable Stars. It must have been a challenging time [...]

What insurance do I need as a sports professional?

As a professional athlete, finding a competitive insurance quote that gives you the cover you need can be difficult. It is so important to declare your correct profession on your policy otherwise your insurance could be invalid. All Sport has extensive experience in providing insurance cover for professional athletes and can tailor insurance to meet [...]

Travel During the coronavirus Pandemic. We answer your questions. 

Travel has been dramatically affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic, as the world reopens to travel we answer your questions on Travel Insurance. My flight has been cancelled. What should I do?  First port of call should be your airline, travel agent or tour operator for their advice if they haven't already contacted you at point [...]

Interview with Double Le Mans Champion Harry Tincknell

Interview with Double Le Mans Champion Harry Tincknell In the wake of his second Le Mans 24-hour victory on the weekend we caught up with Harry Tincknell for a fascinating insight into what it takes to win the race that everyone wants to win. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s oldest active [...]

Molly Pike previews The Barclays FA Women’s Super League

This summers transfer window was one the busiest yet with the record being broken for a women’s transfer. With the level of talent on show this year’s Barclays FA Women’s Super League promises to be one of the best yet. As the season gets underway we caught up with All Sport Ambassador Molly Pike to […]

All Sport Insurance partner with AxisStars

All Sport Insurance are pleased to have joined up with AxisStars as a new partner. AxisStars is an exclusive and powerful community enabling stars to maximise their impact. AxisStars offers a professional network for individuals to establish premium connections, share knowledge and connect with trusted experts from a wide range of services. All Sport Insurance [...]

Winter Driving

As the weather changes, you’ll likely encounter colder temperatures, slippery surfaces and frozen windscreen so make sure you check theses top winter car check tips for basic motor maintenance that will see you and your car through to spring. Check your car battery. During cold weather, the car battery suffers a reduction in output due […]

What are the Penalties for Driving Without Insurance?

Driving without insurance is illegal, though even the threat of driving bans, fines and penalty points don’t seem to be enough to deter the thousands caught and convicted every year. Equally, you can invalidate your insurance by not disclosing certain information such as occupation or by selecting the incorrect class of use. Here’s a reminder […]

Stuart Disney

Stuart Disney PGA Golf Professional Stuart is a multi-award winning PGA Professional who has only one goal in life – to introduce and support as many people as possible, from all walks of life, to play golf. Stuart always knew he was going to be a PGA Professional, he simply loves everything about Golf. In [...]

Did you renew your insurance during lockdown?

Did you renew your insurance during lockdown? Is your current occupation correct on your insurance policy? During the Coronavirus lockdown period for many of us our work was affected. Whilst some people were forced to work from home due to the restrictions, as a sports professional its highly likely that you were unable to work [...]

How to cut your fuel costs?

How to cut your fuel costs? As life begins to return to normal following the Covid-19 pandemic we’re all looking for ways in which we can save money. Buying the cheapest petrol and diesel is the easiest way to cut your fuel costs but there are other things you can do to get the most [...]

Motoring and Coronavirus

Motoring and Coronavirus Motoring, like all forms of transport has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. With the easing of Coronavirus measures you may now be considering venturing further afield in your car, however if your vehicle hasn’t been used much during lockdown there are a few checks you should do beforehand. MOT If your [...]

My Insurance Journey – Stuart Disney, PGA Fellow Professional, The Mendip Golf Club

I’ve been a PGA Fellow Professional for many years and I have run my own golf Pro Shop retailing golf equipment for over 10 years. During this time, I always sought the best deal I could get to save money. Being a TGI Golf Partner, I used our own recommended supplier as they provided me […]

Is it essential to have home insurance cover? 

Unlike car insurance, it is not mandatory to have home insurance. As with most insurance policies you can cancel your home insurance policy mid-term but before you do there are a few things you should consider first. What is home insurance?  There are 2 key elements to the home insurance cover available: Contents insurance Buildings insurance […]

Does working from home affect my home insurance?

The ABI (Association of British Insurers) and insurance companies are offering additional support during the Coronavirus outbreak by relaxing some policy restrictions on home insurance cover. Do I need to tell my insurer I’m now home working?  Ordinarily, working from home would need to be noted on your home insurance policy. However, under new measures […]

Business Interruption Insurance Explained

Recent media coverage had implied that insurance policies would pay out should the government force the closure of business premises. Sadly, in most cases, this isn’t true.  What is Business Interruption Insurance?  Business interruption insurance is a type of insurance policy that covers a business for the loss of income that may be suffered after […]

How to reduce young driver car insurance

If you are a young driver and play a professional sport, you might find yourself wondering how to reduce young driver car inurance. Young or inexperienced drivers are statistically more likely to have an accident. Sports people also have additional risks attached to them, which all combine to drive up your overall insurance premium. This […]

Can you move to a new house during the Coronavirus lockdown?

The government has advised people buying and selling homes to pause their transactions where possible. On 24th March Cabinet Minister Michael Gove stated that people who haven’t exchanged contracts should not move where possible, however, those who have exchanged contracts may still proceed. ‘there will be specific circumstances where people will still be buying or […]

Breaking News! Do I still need to MOT my vehicle during lockdown

Breaking News!  Do I still need to MOT my vehicle during lockdown? Yesterday we reported that MOTs were still going to be going ahead during the lockdown. Today, in yet more breaking news the Department of Transport has announced that all cars, vans and motorcycles will be exempt from needing an MOT test from the […]

Can I cancel my insurance policy?

As the country faces a lockdown situation due to the Coronavirus outbreak, you may find yourself with either no current use for your vehicle or you may live in a household with multiple cars and no requirement for all of them. If you are considering cancelling your car insurance, then there are a few things […]

Do I still need to MOT my vehicle during lockdown?

Boris Johnsons unprecedented measures to put the country into lockdown for the next few weeks have given many drivers with MOTs due soon cause for concern. The Drivers and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVLA) has confirmed that MOT test are still going ahead during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Lockdown. In an email from an official representative received […]

All Sport and ERS support new ‘Jockey Matters’ film highlighting key road safety messages for jockeys

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 22nd October 2019   ALL SPORT INSURANCE AND ERS SUPPORT NEW ‘JOCKEY MATTERS’ FILM HIGHLIGHTING KEY ROAD SAFETY MESSAGES FOR JOCKEYS All Sport Insurance, alongside ERS the specialist motor insurer are delighted to have supported the latest ‘Jockey Matters’ film entitled ‘Drive Smart, Stay Save’. The film, which has been produced by […]

Safety in the seat and in the saddle: protecting the UK’s Jockeys

Safety in the seat and in the saddle: protecting the UK’s Jockeys At All Sport we understand the demands of covering huge distance in your vehicles. From Exeter to Ayr, or Perth to Bath, racing is non-stop, seven days a week, come rain or shine, not to mention the riding out and preparatory work before […]

We caught up with international rugby referee Luke Pearce as he prepares to officiate his first World Cup. 

We caught up with international rugby referee Luke Pearce as he prepares to officiate his first World Cup. All Sports own Luke Pearce, son of Sales Director Andrew is soon to make his Rugby World Cup debut with the whistle, and we caught up with him about his journey as a referee ahead of the tournament. [...]

Harry Derham Previews the Grand National

After a fantastic season, Team Ditcheat are heading into Aintree with the horses in top form and with plenty of exciting chances. Harry Derham, Assistant Trainer to Paul Nicholls gives us the low down on the Nicholls Team for the Aintree Grand National Festival and tells us his fondest memories of the World’s Most Famous […]

Protect what you love this Valentines

Did you know it was predicted that romantic Brits would spend £650 million on Valentine’s gifts in 2018? We’re not suggesting you spend that much on your loved one, but if you’re planning to pop the question, surprise them with that piece of jewellery they’ve been subtly hinting about for months, or are you hoping […]

Low-tech solutions to high-tech Prestige theft problems

Low-tech solutions to high-tech Prestige theft problems After making a substantial investment in a luxury automobile, it must come as quite a blow to learn that your vehicle has been pinched from outside your home within a matter of seconds using nothing more than a pair of radio transmitters. Welcome to the world of keyless […]

All Sport Partners with The Netball Players Association

Car Insurance for Netball Players Join the 1000’s Drivers choosing All Sport for their Car Insurance All Sport is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers providing premium car insurance exclusively to professional netball players. Our handpicked team of insurance professionals will provide you with exceptional personal service from the first quote, right through to […]

Our 2018 Journey

We travelled far and wide in 2018 from riding to Wembley to climbing the peak of Mont Buet. The team also contributed to raising a massive £89,000 for great sporting causes throughout the year and we’ve met some great people and organisations along the way, including the team behind the Man Van, the PCA and The […]

Winter Driving

Icy roads can lead to hazardous winter driving conditions. Dangers can often be misjudged or underestimated by drivers leading to an increase in accidents. As a driver, it is best to extra take care when the road is shaded by trees, bridges or buildings as these areas are more prone to ice and are the […]

All Sport Insurance goes from strength to strength.

1st October, 2018 All Sport Insurance goes from strength to strength. All Sport Insurance has today announced a refresh of their brand identity, with a vibrant new logo and website. Alongside this the company also launches two additional brands, All Media and All Entertainment to reflect the expanded range of services that the company will […]

All Sport partners with the Professional Cricketers Association

January 24, 2018 The Professional Cricketers’ Association are pleased to announce that All Sport Insurance will now be the car insurance provider to the PCA. All Sport Insurance have been a partner of the PCA for two years and have provided our members with a sound personal service and competitive quotes. “Car insurance can be very expensive for […]

All Sport Insurance partners with Pacific Rugby Players Welfare

July 12, 2017 All Sport Insurance are delighted to partner with The Pacific Rugby Players Welfare (PRPW) organisation to provide players with a competitive and comprehensive solution to their insurance requirements. The PRPW is an independent not-for-profit organisation that supports professional and semi-professional players of Pacific Island heritage in the UK and Europe, enabling their […]

All Sport Insurance shortlisted as finalist in the Sports Business Awards 2017

April 6, 2017 All Sport Insurance are delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Sports Business Awards 2017 in the Best Business Serving Sport category. The awards have been conceived to celebrate the hard work and successes of individuals and teams who make the sporting success possible and the companies who ensure […]

All Sport Insurance visit Paul Nicholls Racing and Wincanton Racecourse

December 15, 2016 All Sport were delighted to welcome several of our partners and clients to an exclusive morning on the gallops and visit to the racing yard of Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls followed by an afternoon racing at Wincanton Racecourse on Tuesday. The morning was spent in Ditcheat where guests enjoyed a tour of […]